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Norman Macleod Quotes and Sayings

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As adults feign disinterest in science -
children can grab hold of it to distinguish themselves.
- Norman Macleod

Palaeontologists use fiction all the time.
- Norman Macleod

Writing a children's book means you cannot spin out
long narratives or have complex character development.
- Norman Macleod

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children,
and not for the education of all adults of every age?
- Erich Fromm

 

Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.
- Mitch Hedberg

I think growing up is difficult and it's a process
that I'm always interested in,
with kids and adults, they are often on two different universes.
- Alice Hoffman

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

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Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent,
hardworking, honest Americans.
It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity.
But then, we elected them.
- Lily Tomlin

Millions of Americans, adults and children,
lack access to dental care.
- Michael K. Simpson

Kids and adults have sex for many, many reasons...
Put out a question box.
- Sue Johanson

What libertarians assert is simply that differences
among normal adults do not imply different fundamental rights.
- Tom G. Palmer

Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults,
in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards,
and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
- George Orwell

Children laugh an average of three hundred or more times a day;
adults laugh an average of five times a day,
we have a lot of catching up to do.
- Heather King

One of the most important things we adults can do for
young children is to model the kind of person we would like them to be.
- Carol B. Hillman

They asked me what I thought about euthanasia.
I said I'm more concerned about the adults.
- Jay London

I think school is so much harder than real life.
People are so much more accepting when they are adults.
- Natalie Portman

I know a number of autistic adults that are doing extremely well on Prozac.
- Temple Grandin

As adults, we do know more, but we don't know enough.
People can be very unthinkingly callous.
- Dennis Potter

I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that
a harmless perversion on my part,
and discuss it only with consenting adults.
- Molly Ivins

I often meet adults in their 30s, 40s,
or 50s who, as soon as they recognize me,
suddenly become six years old again.
- Clayton Moore

My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate,
so that I wouldn't have to pay the extra fifty cents
that the adults had to pay.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I've always been fascinated by the way that children
and animals suffer stoically in a way that I don't think adults do.
- Rebecca Miller

I think the State shouldn't poke its nose into the
sexual relations of consenting adults.
- Rocco Buttiglione

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.
- Brian Aldiss

Look, just go sit at the card table with the rest of
the kids and let the adults run the country.
- James Woods

As of 2002, two million Latino adults had been diagnosed with diabetes.
- Xavier Becerra

I've always loved acting with adults versus like the whole High School feel.
- Alison Lohman

Making eye contact with adults while dressed as a clown is risky.
- Doug Coupland

Adults are always asking kids what they want to be
when they grow up because they are looking for ideas.
- Paula Poundstone

I have known lots of adults who enjoyed similar enthusiasms
as a kid and weren't encouraged and then didn't go
anywhere with it and so they're unhappy in their jobs as adults.
- William Joyce

Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.
- S. J. Perelman

The most dangerous thing about student riots is that
adults take them seriously.
- Georges Pompidou

Marijuana is a much bigger part of the American addiction
problem than most people -
teens or adults -
realize.
- John Walters

Christine and I haven't raised our children.
A whole community of selfless Christians has contributed
to helping them become faithful,
competent adults.
- Clayton Christensen

I started studying shyness in adults in 1972.
Shyness operates at so many different levels.
Out of that research came the Stanford shyness clinic in 1977.
- Philip Zimbardo

At this stage I am not involved with young adults as
closely as many other writers.
My children are grown up and my grandchildren are still quite young.
- Margaret Mahy

Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child.
They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it.
The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
- Elias Canetti

Kids - in a really good way - can talk about their
differences without the baggage that adults have.
- Jim McKay

The lesson adults can learn here is that the world
is filled with things for our enjoyment.
- Allen Klein

Despite this lamentable lack of balance in our education
I do not believe that either children or adults in
my country are permeated by a widespread hostility to Germany.
- Douglas Hurd

Today's population of adolescents and young adults
is the largest in our nation's history.
- Ruben Hinojosa

For children to take morality seriously they must be
in the presence of adults who take morality seriously.
And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
- William Bennett

Libertarians recognize the difference between adults and children,
as well as differences between normal adults and adults
who are insane or mentally hindered or retarded.
- Tom G. Palmer

The adults don't know what's happening on the kids'
universe and the kids don't know what's happening on the adults' universe.
- Alice Hoffman

There are few successful adults who were not first successful children.
- Alexander Chase

Animation is the one type of movie that really does
play for the entire audience.
Our challenge is to make stories that connect for kids and adults.
- John Lasseter

You seldom get a censorship attempt from a 14-year-old boy.
It's the adults who get upset.
- Robert Cormier

It is healthier, in any case, to write for the adults
one's children will become than for the children one's
"mature" critics often are.
- Alice Walker

A good book written for children can be read by adults.
- Norton Juster

Our relationships, relationships between adults,
how all those pieces fit together - that's the most
complicated thing we all face.
- Bill Condon

In their sympathies, children feel nearer animals than adults.
- Jessamyn West

Designer clothes worn by children are like snowsuits worn by adults.
Few can carry it off successfully.
- Fran Lebowitz

I just really longed to do music that reflected me
as an adult and music that I thought was for other adults.
- Rick Derringer

I'm all for bringing back the birch,
but only between consenting adults.
- Gore Vidal

We should be dreaming.
We grew up as kids having dreams, but now we're too sophisticated as adults,
as a nation.
We stopped dreaming.
We should always have dreams.
- Herb Brooks

I represented many of these kids as they become young
adults in the criminal justice system when I was a public defender.
One way of reaching out is by the mind of experimentation.
- Matt Gonzalez

Studies indicate that most of young adults struggle
to grasp even the most basic financial principles that
will allow them to manage money and prepare for their future.
- Ron Lewis

But there is no obvious reason for holding that some
normal adults are entitled to make choices for other normal adults,
as paternalists of both left and right believe.
- Tom G. Palmer

Black America knows better than anyone else the high
price children pay for the sexual agendas of adults.
- Maggie Gallagher

To talk about adults without talking about their sex
drives is like talking about a window without glass.
- Grace Metalious

You're dead if you aim only for kids.
Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.
- Walt Disney

How you define yourself is a major issue for young people and adults alike.
- Jim McKay

Adults are obsolete children.
- Dr. Seuss

But above that, most mature adults can hold their attention
on something for 45 minutes,
whether they like it or not.
But above that requires training.
- Robert Fripp

I think innocence is something that adults project
upon children that's not really there.
- Donna Tartt

Is adult entertainment killing our children? or is
killing our children entertaining our adults?
- Marilyn Manson

In life, single women are the most vulnerable adults.
In movies, they are given imaginary power.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

It's been interesting how kids have had hardly any problems watching it,
but adults have more trouble.
This happened way back even with Jabberwocky and Time Bandits.
- Terry Gilliam

Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend and to talk about
adults without talking about their sex drives is like
talking about a window without glass.
- Grace Metalious

It is incumbent upon all of us to build communities
with the educational opportunities and support systems
in place to help our youth become successful adults.
- Ruben Hinojosa

You must write for children in the same way as you do for adults,
only better.
- Maxim Gorky


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